MEMBERS of Transport for the North are urging the National Infrastructure Commission to include a 20-year sustained programme of rail improvements for the English north and midlands in the forthcoming Integrated Rail Plan, rather than ‘piecemeal’ upgrades.
The Commission is providing evidence to the government as the Plan is prepared.
THE RMT has warned of possible industrial action in protest at a government plan for unpaid volunteers to help guide railway passengers and prevent overcrowding at stations.
The union said its members had reported seeing advertisements inviting people to help, and RMT general secretary Mick Cash warned that his union was
TRAINS have returned to the full length of the Cumbrian Coast line after a three-month repair programme to replace a bridge which was damaged by heavy weather. The collective impact of Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge, which brought high tides, strong winds and heavy rain earlier this year, meant that
WHEN the Transport for London board meets tomorrow, it will be entering a new era, because there will be two special representatives from the Department for Transport at the meeting. Their presence – on video link – is the price TfL and the Mayor of London have had to pay
THE death of a Govia Thameslink Railway staff member from Covid-19 is no longer being linked to an alleged incident at London Victoria on 21 March, in which a man was reported to have spat and coughed at two workers on the concourse.
The man was said to have claimed that
THE complete fleet of 58 new Stadler trains for Greater Anglia should be in service by the summer, Stadler has said. All older rolling stock on Greater Anglia’s intercity, regional and rural routes is being displaced by the new fleet, which consists of 38 bi-mode units and 20 electric ones.
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Author David Hindle MA takes an in-depth look at the parallels to be drawn between the origins of railways and the nation’s
A BOLD plan costed at £2.7 billion for the area around the HS2 hub in the East Midlands has been published by a group of councils, transport bodies and East Midlands Airport.
The core of the scheme is the future East Midlands Hub at Toton, and the plan proposes direct access
Photos: Govia Thameslink Railway
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is using a powerful new virucide on trains, stations and staff areas that kills the coronavirus for up to 30 days.
The virucide is being used on all the Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express train fleet, along with the stations and staff
THE new transport commissioner for London has been named as Andy Byford, who will join Transport for London on 29 June. The present commissioner Mike Brown will stay for a handover period until 10 July. Mr Brown will then move on to take up a new posiition overseeing the renovation